The Languages and Literature Department offers four majors and four minors, an exciting range of offerings from introductory courses in writing, literature, film and foreign language to advanced classes in Hispanic cultural studies, world literature, and French and Francophone culture and civilization. Our degree programs help students gain skills in writing, critical thinking, public speaking, creative expression, interpersonal communication skills and intercultural competence.
We are exceptionally proud of our students and graduates. Students studying in our programs are deeply involved with the Humanities and Ethics Center, the Humanities Film Series, the Spanish Club, the French Club, Currents student literary magazine and Gingko Tree Review, our nationally recognized literary journal. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in education, law, business, and the arts.